Compiled by Stanley Sy and Ryan Parks
- Jean-Claude Van Damme likes to sleep on the right side of his bed
- 553, 4-lettered, "colourful metaphors" were used in the movie Casino
- putting your hand in boiling water hurts
- never spit into the wind
- falling asleep at your computer can hurt if your head hits your
everybody in the Simpsons family has weird hair
- the last 6 digits in an Ontario "driver's licence number" refers to
the driver's birthday
(ie: "6 71224" would be in "y ymmdd" format). If
the driver is female, a 5 is added to the 4th last number (ie: "6 76224").
- the web site to the "Centre for the Easily Amused" is at
- a full installation of CorelDRAW! 6 is 250 MB
- rural is a hard word to say over and over again
- Croqueland was the first edible book for children
- on any given day, if you are standing in a crowd of, oh... let's
say, 1.825 trillion people, your risk of getting hit by a meteor
- some guy died when a swordfish jumped out of the water and hit him
- couch potatoes are more likely to exercise if their doctors write out the
advice as if it were a prescription
- the Justin O. Schmidt Pain Index was develop by Mr. Schmidt, an Arizona
entomologist, to rate the agony of venomous insect bites
- if you waste 15 minutes a day, you waste 90 hours in a year or 10
nine-hour working days
- memories dreged up by odours feel more vivid and emotional than those
brought on by sights and sounds
Courney Cox is 5"5' and weighs 110 lbs.
- within a few years, the US Power Rangers will have to make its own
robot/monster fighting sequences, since they are running out of
Japanese footage of rubber monsters
- they already ran out of the Japanese footage for the 2nd Japanese
version of the Rangers
- they already used the 3rd version of the Japanese Rangers when they
showed the Aqua Rangers
- they are now using the 1st version of the Japanese Ranger in Power
Rangers Zeo (as in "Zero"; as in "Alpha")
- the acronym TLA stands for Three Letter Acronym
- the number of Heimlich maneuvers that the inventor of the life-saving
procedure, 76-year-old Henry Heimlich, has a chance to use in an
emergency is 0
- before being the Bloc Quebecois leader, Lucien Buchard was the
Environmental Minister of Canada
The word "I'm" is in the song Hand In My Pocket by Alanis
Morisette 34 times
- if you get an acid in your eye, you shouldn't put base in your eye
to neutralize it
- Ontario is the only province to get the kid's show Polka Dot Door
- the website for the Vampire Pig home page is at
- kayak spelled backwards is kayak
- woodpeckers don't get headaches
- Honda somehow got the acronym VTEC out of Variable Valve Timing and
Lift Electronic Control
- Hyundai's mid-size sedan, the Sonata, means "Uninteresting" in
- Elvis is an anagram of lives and evils
- Injecting ground-up black widow spiders into your bloodstream
gives you severe muscle pain, cramping, headache, blood pressure
of 188 over 108, pulse rate of 188 and wheezing.
- the guy who invented the suit went insane and died in a French
prison wearing rags
- Some local tabloid headlines:
· 'I was Queen Elizabeth's love slave'
(Weekly World News)
· Was the Duchess of Windsor really a man?
· Tidy burglar cleans up house
- Napoleon is the second most portrayed character in the movies with
Dan Castellaneta, the person who does the voice of Homer Simpson,
was on the Superbowl episode of Friends. He played the Zoo Keeper
that told Ross about Marcel the Monkey.
- the state flower of Florida is the Orange
- Randy Garner didn't sleep for 264 hours. On the fourth day, he thought
a signpost was a person. The 17-year-old also thought he was a famous
black football player and "began to show resentment and anger about
what he thought were racist statements about his ability as a football
- there is only one zoologist in the world specializing in the
anatomy and classification of cockroaches
- Seattle college student, John Leonard, and 5 investors put up $700,008.50
to buy enough "Pepsi Stuff" points for the Harrier fighter jet offered in
its advertisement. Pepsi returned Mr. Leonard's cheque.
- eating the typical U.S. diet puts the average individual at risk of
consuming, over a lifetime, 5,000 to 7,000 pounds of pure fat
- an estimated 12 millions words will be translated by the Games Language
- the code to get out of the jail in the movie The Running Man, starring
Arnold Schwartzenegger is 653-9X.
- wherever you are, you're never more than 3 feet from a spider
- spiders spit digestive enzymes onto their prey to break down body tissue,
so they can ingest the nutritious liquid.
- during World War II, special spider farms were set up.
- some spiders have been know to eat small birds.
- you can't tickle yourself
This page was created on June 19,1996 by Stanley Sy and Ryan Parks
This page was last updated May 17, 1997